Jabal Akhdar is part of the larger Al Hajar mountain range, and its name translates to Green Mountain in Arabic. The mountains are situated in the northeastern part of Oman, approximately 150 km (2 and a half hours) from the capital city of Muscat.
Sahab Resort & Spa
Things to know
- Oman is pleasant from October to April. June to August are summer months.
- Jabal Al Akhdhar has pleasant weather even during the summer months due to its high altitude.
- The mountainous region is only accessible by 4X4 vehicles. Airport transfers can be arranged with Sahab on prior request
- Don’t miss the gorgeous sunset from the edge of the resort that offers a stunning scatter of blue and soft pinks.
Rooms & Suites
The resort has 25 rooms divided into 3 categories Studio Room (204 sq ft), Deluxe Room (408sq ft), and the Family Suite (818 sq ft). Largely contemporary, the rooms have traditional Omani accents with intricate filigree lamps and colorfully patterned rugs. The rooms feature terraces and bay windows that look out to the beautiful landscape around. All the rooms have climate control and feature king beds, mini-bars, and bathrooms with rain showers (and bathtubs in the Family Suite).
Restaurants & Bars
The restaurants at the hotel include a multi-cuisine restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating as well as a specialty restaurant with 60 covers. From fine dining to casual al-fresco experiences, the resort caters to the diverse tastes of its guests, promising a culinary journey that reflects the essence of the region. Guests can sample international favourites as well as traditional Omani cuisine including the very popular Omani Shuwa – a meat dish marinated in local herbs and spices which is then buried in a fire pit for 24 hours.
The bar at Sahab is enveloped in an atmosphere of refined elegance. The subdued lighting, plush furnishings, and carefully curated decor create a cozy and intimate setting, providing the perfect backdrop for an evening of relaxation and socializing. The bar serves an impressive collection of cocktails and a nibbles menu to complement the drinks.
Spa & Wellness
Guests can delve into URU Spa’s holistic wellness philosophy. Whether it’s a unique blend of traditional therapies, or the use of locally sourced, the signature treatments including invigorating deep tissue treatments exemplify the spa’s commitment to excellence. Spa services can be availed in designated treatment chambers at the spa or can be availed in-room.
Sahab Resort & Spa offers a plethora of activities and excursions for those seeking adventure or cultural exploration. Whether it’s a guided trek through the mountains, cultural walks, and hikes, or simply lounging by the infinity pool with panoramic views, the resort ensures that guests have a diverse range of experiences to choose from. For the outdoorsy, there’s Jabal Rock Climbing on the terrains of the Hajar range, signature mountain picnics with campfires on the gravel-laden canyons, as well as biking through the rough and rocky trails of the mountains.